Tag Archives: Arctic grayling

Braking for the Planet – Learning the Limits

Guest Blog: Continual and increasing consumption of products and services is a corner stone of our economy. Technology leads that charge. In the following essay biologist Lorne Fitch (and frequent guest blogger here) explains how the on-going pace of technology isolates … Continue reading

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How Did They Get Here?

I wrote this piece back in 2005 that describes how our native fish arrived in Alberta. I’m posting it here because I believe it’s important information to understand when we talk about species-at-risk and why protecting habit and wild places … Continue reading

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Struggling to Protect Fisheries

[Note: The following was first published in the May 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As I stepped out of the drift boat into the cool waters of Vancouver Island’s Elk River, my eyes … Continue reading

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Fishing the Dalton Trail

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) trip was more akin to a roller coaster than a ride through the Yukon wilderness; but … Continue reading

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Two Fish, One Fish, No Fish—Alberta’s Fish Crisis

Guest Blog: For many decades, Lorne Fitch was a respected fisheries biologist with the Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division. He worked on the ground to maintain and improve Alberta’s fisheries, including rehabilitating fish habitat. Like many of us he has … Continue reading

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The Wild of Grizzly Creek, the Yukon

The Yukon is known for its history, legends, characters and incredible landscapes. It is also known as a place where outdoor dreams and adventures are realized. If you are an angler looking for some incredible fishing in the heart of … Continue reading

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Fishing for ‘Monster Pike’

It’s a place I had always wanted to visit–northern Saskatchewan–and fish its abundant waters for pike, lake trout and Arctic grayling. I had been in the north before, both as a biologist and an angler, and I was hooked. The … Continue reading

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